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Ethics

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  • Rekha Basu: Edward Snowden: traitor or patriot?

    Edward Snowden appears this month on the cover of Wired magazine from his hideout in Russia, clutching an American flag. It's an image bound to rile folks who consider the former National Security Agency worker more traitor than patriot for leaking...
  • FIFA exco member wants ethics investigation made public

    BERNE (Reuters) - The public has a "full right to know" the contents of the ethics investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, FIFA executive committee member Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan said on Tuesday. "In the...
  • Former Cicero candidate gets 2-day suspension from job with attorney general

    Former Cicero candidate gets 2-day suspension from job with attorney general
    An employee with the Illinois attorney general’s office was suspended for two days after the Illinois Executive Ethics Commission found she violated office policy with actions related to her unsuccessful bid for Cicero town president in 2013. ...
  • Should you ignore the stench in a crowded subway car?

    A crowded subway car can bring out some curious behavior. Not long ago, as the subway train pulled into a downtown station in a Northeast city in the U.S., a group of riders got on board. There were no seats available and little standing room remained. A...
  • Dad pleads: Don't let health insurance offer my daughters birth control!

    Dad pleads: Don't let health insurance offer my daughters birth control!
    Remember the prediction that the Supreme Court’s decision to let Hobby Lobby opt out of Obamacare contraception coverage would open the floodgates for more of the same? Well, it’s not a flood, but it is a one-man trickle. A Missouri...
  • Blatter downplays calls for Garcia report to be made public

    ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter side-stepped demands for a report into the 2018/2022 World Cup bidding process to be made public on Friday and dismissed a controversy over $25,000 watches given to his executive committee members as a "non-...
  • Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'

    Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'
    Every day companies mine online data to track consumer habits, but two University of Maryland law professors say Facebook and dating service OkCupid went too far by manipulating their users' experience to study their behavior. At the professors' urging,...
  • Off to 4-0 start, Mount Saint Joseph football set for conference play

    Off to 4-0 start, Mount Saint Joseph football set for conference play
    After a string of five losing seasons, Mount Saint Joseph's football players resolved during the offseason to create a new identity for their Gaels program this fall — one that would bring winning back. Their work ethic combined with a more...
  • 'Good Wife' creators talk about going behind bars for Season 6

    'Good Wife' creators talk about going behind bars for Season 6
     "The Good Wife" roller coaster, it turns out, isn't quite done with the twists. After a full-strength fifth season — manhandled desks! Will's death! A question-ending cliffhanger! — it seemed the high-anxiety tension would ease up for...
  • Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says

    Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says
    Even as the Baltimore Police Department faces criticism over its handling of an officer caught on video punching a suspect, an outside audit of the Internal Affairs Division has raised questions about the thoroughness and fairness of the agency's...
  • For mass murderer Michael Ballard, a case of live or let die?

    For mass murderer Michael Ballard, a case of live or let die?
    James Connell, a public defender for mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard, says he believes every life is worth living. Yet, he is willing to help Ballard in his desire to waive his appeals and be put to death for massacring four people in a Northampton...